We wish all the students a successful 2016-2017 school year!
UNITE-LA President David Rattray joined Los Angeles Unified School District's Superintendent Michelle King, L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti, U.S. Deputy Secretary of Education, James Cole Jr., School Board President Steve Zimmer, other school representatives and students Tuesday morning to kick off the start of the 2016-2017 school year.Read more
LAUSD Superintendent Michele King made a stop at the L.A. Chamber on Wednesday, March 23, as part of her "Listen and Learn Tour" engaging school, community, and civic stakeholders in the development of LAUSD's Strategic Plan.
"Early literacy is one of the biggest priorities I have....Our objective is to educate our kids early on, and have parents understand that value", King was quoted as saying.Read more
The National Skills Coalition interviews our own Alma Salazar, Vice President of Education and Workforce Development, on the positive impact of business-education partnerships.
"NSC has been an invaluable resource and has provided many of us with the in-depth policy analysis needed to engage policy makers in thoughtful conversations about WIOA Reauthorization and implementation and has helped guide California’s workforce development policy priorities. The policy content NSC has published has truly helped the Los Angeles Area Chamber of Commerce and other regional chambers of commerce throughout the country engage meaningfully in these policy discussions."Read more
New Ed Trust West website highlights Cash for College as a Promising Practice for financial aid completion.
This new website tracks college financial aid application rates for California schools and districts. It uses US DOE data to publicly report the percentage of 12th graders who completed FAFSA and Cal Grant applications, and highlights promising practices that schools, districts, and community partners can use to increase financial aid access.Read more
‘SUPER SATURDAY’ WORKSHOPS HELP HIGH SCHOOL SENIORS COMPLETE FINANCIAL AID FORMS AND FIND ‘CASH FOR COLLEGE’
Over the coming weeks, L.A. Cash for College and its partners will host more than 150 workshops throughout the region to provide families the opportunity to meet with financial aid experts who will answer questions and guide them through the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and California Dream Act applications.Read more
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